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This charming detached cottage boasts a wealth of original character and dates back to the 1540s with later Georgian extensions. Read more
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This charming detached cottage boasts a wealth of original character and dates back to the 1540s with later Georgian extensions. The cottage is Grade II Listed, and offers an ideal fusion of original character with modern upgrades throughout. The accommodation comprises three ground floor reception rooms with exposed beams and open fireplaces in addition to the breakfast kitchen, which is the original part of the cottage dating back to the 1500s, which has a central island and inglenook fireplace and a large utility room. There are two cellars to the lower ground floor and on the first floor via two staircases, one each end of the property and leads to four good sized bedrooms, a contemporary shower room and a en-suite bath and enclosed WC to bedroom two and to the principal bedroom there is fabulous vaulted ceiling. Outside the property has landscaped gardens to the front, side and rear, a large gravelled driveway and a detached two storey workshop. Offering gas central heating the property is beautifully presented through and demands an early internal viewing.
Accommodation The property is entered via a solid door from the rear garden into the rear hallway.
Rear Hallway Original quarry tiled flooring, exposed painted beams to ceiling, panelled and latched door leads off to the pantry.
Utility Room9'11" x 6'8" (3.02m x 2.03m). Fitted with handmade base units with solid woodwork tops and an under mount Belfast sink and drainer unit. Exposed beams to the ceiling and Travertine tiled floor. Space and plumbing for three white goods including washing machine and sliding sash window to the rear.
Breakfast Kitchen17'2" x 15'4" (5.23m x 4.67m). A charming breakfast kitchen in the original part of the house dating back to the 1540s and boasting a wealth of original features and period charm. Exposed beams to the ceiling, an inglenook which runs the length of the room and multi-paned windows to both the front and side elevations. Set within the inglenook is a Morso multi-fuel burning stove and the original bread oven. Original quarry tiled flooring throughout. Bespoke hand crafted kitchen with a range of painted fitted base units, a freestanding central island, with a combination of oak and tiled work tops. Ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap. Space for a range style cooker and freestanding fridge/freezer. Radiator and door leading to a staircase down to one of the cellars and a further staircase rising to the first floor landing. Door through to the dining room.
Dining Room16' x 15'5" (4.88m x 4.7m). An attractive reception room benefitting from a dual aspect with sealed glazed windows to the front and rear. A charming inglenook fireplace with an original built-in cupboards to the fireplace recess and an open fireplace with decorative tile slips and raised tiled hearth. Original exposed flooring, beams to ceiling, radiator and door through to the sitting room. This room has the front door leading out onto Wymeswold Road.
Lounge15'11" x 12'9" (4.85m x 3.89m). This reception room has exposed beams to the ceiling, original stripped wood flooring, central fireplace with a raised tiled hearth and a freestanding electric fire (this fireplace is decorative only), radiator, door through to the sitting room and dual aspect with sealed glazed windows to front and rear.
Sitting Room14'6" x 13'2" (4.42m x 4.01m). This cosy reception room is currently used as a second sitting room and office area and this room is ideal as a home office as it has its own independent access with door leading directly to the side of the property, Sealed glazed window to the front, original built-in cupboard, second staircase rising to the first floor and a door with staircase leading down to the second cellar. Radiator and the focal point within the room is the central open fireplace with exposed brickwork and a cast iron grate.
Landing Accessed from the first staircase from the kitchen with access to a shower room on the mid landing and stairs rising to the landing with doors off to the bedrooms.
Bedroom One17'8" x 13'5" (5.38m x 4.1m). This highly attractive bedroom of generous proportions has recently had the ceiling removed to expose the original A-frame beam and provides a particularly high vaulted ceiling. Multi-paned sliding sash window to the front and further windows to the side and rear, exposed wall beams and brickwork to part of the wall, built-in cupboards, one housing the central heating boiler, radiator and access to a generous loft storage space.
Shower Room9'10" x 6'7" (3m x 2m). A contemporary fitted shower room comprising a walk-in shower cubicle with a rainwater style shower head and separate handheld attachment, wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled splashbacks to the walls, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator, built-in cupboard and obscure glazed window to the side.
Bedroom Two15'8" x 13'5" (4.78m x 4.1m). An attractive second bedroom which has the benefit of its own en-suite. Sliding sealed sash window to the front and further window to the rear, exposed ceiling beams, built-in wardrobes, radiator and stained glass door leading to door to an enclosed WC. There is a claw foot bath in the corner of the room with a hand held shower attachment situated on a raised floor and next to this is the wash hand basin situated on a tiled vanity unit with storage under creating a real luxurious feature. A stained glass door leads to the toilet with a low level WC, tongue and groove panelling to the base of the walls and wood flooring. A panelled latch door leads from the bedroom two to bedroom three.
Bedroom Three15'9" x 12'8" (4.8m x 3.86m). With a sliding sash window to the front enjoying elevated countryside views, exposed beams to the ceiling, radiator and original cast iron painted fireplace with brick exposed chimneybreast. Panelled and latch door leads to the second landing where there is access to the second staircase, window to the rear and door off to bedroom four.
Bedroom Four14'8" x 12'10" (4.47m x 3.9m). A fourth sizeable bedroom benefitting from a dual aspect with sliding sash window to the front enjoying elevated countryside views and a further window to the side, radiator and TV aerial point.
Cellars Providing useful storage.
Outside The property has a beautifully landscaped walled garden located to the front, side and rear of the property. To the front there is a wall with wrought iron railings to the front boundary and a planted foregarden.
Gated access to the front entrance door and side entrance door. There is a lawn that wraps round the side and rear of the property. Beyond is a large gravelled driveway capable of parking multiple vehicles and leading to the detached two storey workshop. Gated access leads round to a fully enclosed inner courtyard, which is hard landscaped for ease of maintenance, this area is a real sun trap and is totally private with tall walls surrounding the courtyard, a central paved area for outdoor seating and access into the property via the rear entrance door.
Workshop15'4" x 12'2" (4.67m x 3.7m). Ideal for a range of uses, having previously been used as a home workshop. It will make an ideal annex, home office or hobby room. Accessed via fully glazed double doors to the front elevation directly onto the drive and a personal door to the side leading into the garden. Exposed wood flooring, beams to ceiling, power and lighting and situated above there is hatched access to a very large first floor store. which could potentially be converted into further accommodation (subject to the necessary consents/approvals).